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Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby briansuntrax » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:16 pm

Today at Walvis Bay Sailrocket cracked 65knots! - not sure if this is official though?

http://twitter.com/sailrocketlive

Amazing!!

Out of reach for kite and wind surfers?

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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby mede » Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:47 am

I think it's official, they have it on their website too....

Top speed: 67.74 knts ... insane :rollgrin:

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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby Ned Divine » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:02 am

Amazing, this is sooo impressive! I really hope this guy is relatively safe, I guess he is, this thing seems pretty stable. :thumb:

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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby SupaEZ » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:18 pm

I would be more impressed if the record was done....standing up :thumb:

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Le Mourne.
Rede beach at low tide.
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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby briansuntrax » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:32 pm

Full report of the 65knot day, plus great video, well worth a read - get caught up in the excitement!

http://www.sailrocket.com/blogs

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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby Toby » Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:49 pm


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Re: Latest World Speed Record 65.3knots!!

Postby tautologies » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:06 pm

Jaw droppingly awesome. :thumb: :thumb:


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